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Top Cisco Executive Padmasree Warrior Joins the Lineup at WICT's Senior Executive Summit
By: Business Wire
Feb. 4, 2013 04:09 PM
Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced that Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer of Cisco Systems, will join the lineup of speakers, along with esteemed Stanford faculty, at its upcoming Senior Executive Summit. Scripps Networks Interactive will sponsor the program, which will take place from March 10-14 on the Stanford campus in Palo Alto, CA.
Padmasree Warrior is widely recognized for her creative and visionary leadership in the field of technology. In her current role with Cisco, she is charged with aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable the company to anticipate, shape and lead major market transitions. Warrior has served on numerous government initiatives, industry advisory boards, and charitable and community organizations, and in 2007 was inducted into the Women in Information Technology International Hall of Fame.
"We're delighted that Padmasree will be joining us at the Senior Executive Summit," said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO, WICT. "She embodies visionary and strategic leadership along with technical expertise and will be a valuable addition to the already impressive faculty for the program."
The WICT Senior Executive Summit is a master class immersion program designed for the highest ranking women in cable, and it will provide senior women executives with the tools and knowledge they need to hone their skills and bring more value to their organizations. The curriculum for the program is specifically customized for women in cable and is being taught by leading professors and business leaders through Stanford. More information about the program may be found on the WICT website at www.wictSES.org.
WICT gratefully acknowledges Scripps Networks Interactive as sponsor of the 2013 Senior Executive Summit.
For over thirty years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With nearly 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast/NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Suddenlink Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
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